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Solar Energy in Lecompte, LA

Solar Energy in Lecompte

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Solar Panels in Lecompte

Solar panels in Lecompte that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Lecompte

The total length of the day in Lecompte, LA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Lecompte, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lecompte, LA

Solar Energy Data in Lecompte, LA

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Lecompte.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

Based on historical Lecompte, LA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Lecompte. [1]

Lecompte has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lecompte that are always titled at the latitude of Lecompte (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Lecompte

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte, LA

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* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

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Solar Power Comparison: Lecompte vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Lecompte

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Lecompte solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Lecompte

Sunrise / Sunset in Lecompte

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:34 am
    • Sunset: 12:41 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Lecompte

Best Months for Solar in Lecompte

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lecompte

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Lecompte, LA at this current time.

However, Lecompte is in Rapides County and Rapides County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lecompte

The Power of Solar in Lecompte, LA

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Lecompte (la). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Lecompte. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

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Cost of Utilities in Lecompte

Lecompte Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lecompte averaged 9.58 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Lecompte Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $9.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Lecompte, LA [5]

Tue Apr 20
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Apr 21
58°F
Few Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 17%
Thu Apr 22
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 13%
Fri Apr 23
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 89%
Sun Apr 25
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Lecompte

About Lecompte

The town of Lecompte, LA in Rapides County has an approximate population of 1,227. [6]

Lecompte Solar Power

Lecompte, LA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Lecompte, LA, or for more solar-related resources for Lecompte, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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